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- HIGHWAY HAPPENINGS. // Overdrive;Aug2007, Vol. 47 Issue 8, p92
The article offers world news briefs concerning transportation industry. The state of Alaska manages to comply the vehicle and driver inspections issued by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999. A two-year study conducted by Connecticut Department of Transportation recommends...
- Changes must be made to comply. // Finance Week;7/19/2004, p62
Discusses the effect of the planned penalties in terms of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Act on the transportation industry in South Africa. Stipulations of the law; Need for a registration system to avoid unfair penalty; Significance of informing employees about traffic violation.
- Road Blocks. Walters, Jonathan // Governing;Nov2003, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p14
Comments on the failure of the U.S. government to reauthorize the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21). Significance of a transportation policy; State of transportation law in the U.S.; Factors that contributed to the failed reauthorization of the act.
- ISTEA: A New Direction for Transportation Policy. Dilger, Robert Jay // Publius: The Journal of Federalism;Summer92, Vol. 22 Issue 3, p67
The Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act (ISTEA) of 1991 is likely to be remembered as one of President Bush's most significant contributions to government decentralization and the ideals of New Federalism. It is a landmark piece of legislation that makes wholesale revisions in the...
- House Transportation Committee Begins MAP-21 Reauthorization with First Hearing. // AASHTO Journal: Weekly Transportation Report;1/17/2014, p2
The article discusses a hearing held by House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chair Bill Shuster to start discussions on reauthorization measures less than 9 months from the expiration of the present surface transportation bill, MAP-21. Shuster aims to gain insight from...
- Massachusetts Shuffles Transportation Management. Cataldo, Adam L. // Bond Buyer;7/22/2004, Vol. 349 Issue 31931, p32
Reports on the effect of a legislation in Massachusetts on the transportation office of the commonwealth. Governance of the states various transportation agencies; Provisions of the law; Change of name of the Executive Office of Transportation and Construction.
- Ready to roll. Ruane, Pete // American City & County;Aug2012, Vol. 127 Issue 8, p32
This article examines the impact of the 2012 U.S. Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century (MAP-21) law, which stabilizes federal surface transportation investment through fiscal year 2014, on local governments. The law would preserve sub-state allocation of Surface Transportation Program...
- Tanks for the Memories. Greenblatt, Alan // Governing;Apr2009, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p12
The article discusses the idea of taxing mileage instead of gasoline in the U.S. The author cites the legalization of mileage tax in lieu of the usual fuel tax in Oregon. He notes that taxing fuel will still be the main source of revenue for transportation in contrast to the prediction that...
- Transportation Policy in Canada: The National Transportation Act of 1967. Baldwin, J.R. // Transportation Journal;Fall67, Vol. 7 Issue 1, p5
The article presents information about transportation policy in Canada. The National Transportation Act of 1967 in Canada has recognized weakness in terms of both policy and machinery. This paragraphs describes the background which led to this legislation in Canada and the basic features of the...